Ronald William McLarty (April 14, 1947 – February 8, 2020) was an American actor, playwright, and novelist. He also worked as an audiobook narrator. He recorded over 100 titles and received many Audie Awards. McLarty appeared in many television series such as Courage the Cowardly Dog and Spenser: For Hire. He also wrote dozens of plays and 10 novels. He was known for writing The Memory of Running (2004).
- Barnes, Mike (February 10, 2020). "Ron McLarty, Actor on 'Spenser for Hire,' 'Cop Rock' and 'Law & Order,' Dies at 72". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 11, 2020.